HH-65

CGAS Humboldt Bat orders HH-65 maintenance platforms

CGAS Humboldt Bat orders HH-65 maintenance platforms

16-Sep-2020Source: S.A.F.E. Structure Designs

S.A.F.E. Structure Designs is pleased to announce an order for OSHA compliant maintenance stands for the MH-65 aircraft for the US Coast Guard Sector, Humboldt Bay, CA.  The SAFETY FIRST ergonomic stands allow technicians SAFE access to the engines, transmission and main rotor assembly. The USCG also purchased another custom work platform for maintenance access... Read more

USCG starts MH-65E Initial Operational Test And Evaluation

USCG starts MH-65E Initial Operational Test And Evaluation

22-Feb-2019Source: US Coast Guard

The Coast Guard is completing the first phase of production and moving to full-rate production on concurrent Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) and avionics upgrades of the service’s H-65 short range recovery helicopters. The avionics upgrades include reliability and capability improvements for the Automatic Flight Control System; installation of a digital cockpit display system and... Read more

US Coast Guard paint two helicopters yellow in 100 year celebration

US Coast Guard paint two helicopters yellow in 100 year celebration

18-Jan-2016Source: US Coast Guard

Coast Guard Air Station Astoria received a yellow-painted MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter at its base in Warrenton, Friday, in celebration of 100 years of Coast Guard aviation. The Jayhawk helicopter, the first of all this year’s specially painted aircraft delivered by the Coast Guard to an operational unit, arrived from Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center in... Read more

Oregon Coast Guard unit likely to win 12 months more funding

Oregon Coast Guard unit likely to win 12 months more funding

19-Jun-2015Source: Oregon Live

Oregon lawmakers announced Thursday they are one step closer to being able to keep the Newport-based U.S. Coast Guard helicopter facility open through September 2016.  See full story... Read more

Congress keeps Newport USCG helicopter base open for a year

Congress keeps Newport USCG helicopter base open for a year

12-Dec-2014Source: HeliHub.com

The U.S. Coast Guard helicopter base in Newport – known as Yaquina Bay – has won a reprieve from Congress and will remain open for a further 12 months.  Democratic members from Oregon have announced that they were able to attach a provision to the Coast Guard authorization bill, effectively requiring them to keep the... Read more

USCG ends seasonal air facilities in Michigan and Illinois

USCG ends seasonal air facilities in Michigan and Illinois

3-Sep-2013Source: US Coast Guard

The Coast Guard’s Great Lakes air stations closed their seasonal air facilities in Muskegon, Mich., and Waukegan, Ill., Tuesday following their annual assignment to support Coast Guard operations in southern Lake Michigan and the surrounding areas. The air facilities operate during the traditional boating season, which runs from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend,... Read more

FLIR Systems wins $23M US Coast Guard order

FLIR Systems wins $23M US Coast Guard order

21-May-2013Source: FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has received an order to support the U.S. Coast Guard valued at $23 million. The order is for the Coast Guard’s Electro-Optical Sensor System (ESS) configuration of FLIR’s commercially developed military qualified Talon 9-inch stabilized multi-sensor gimbal system. The ESS systems will be deployed on the Coast Guard’s H-60 and H-65 helicopters. Work under this order is... Read more

USCG visits All Metal MS to inspect finalized prototypes and tour facility

USCG visits All Metal MS to inspect finalized prototypes and tour facility

4-Oct-2012Source: All Metal MS

The U.S. Coast Guard recently visited the manufacturing facilities of All Metal Maintenance Stands to inspect the finalized prototypes that All Metal custom designed to outfit the Coast Guard’s fleet of MH-65s.  These multi-purpose maintenance stands were designed for use when performing both routine maintenance and complete overhauls on the MH-65. All Metal developed the... Read more

American Eurocopter marks US Coast Guard’s 1,250,000 hours in H-65 fleet

American Eurocopter marks US Coast Guard’s 1,250,000 hours in H-65 fleet

13-Feb-2012Source: American Eurocopter

American Eurocopter presented the U.S. Coast Guard with a certificate of commendation for attaining 1.25 million fleet flight hours on the H-65 Dolphin multi-mission helicopter. The accomplishment was recognized during a presentation at Eurocopter’s exhibit at Heli-Expo 2012, the world’s largest helicopter exhibition. American Eurocopter delivered the first Coast Guard H-65 in 1985 and has... Read more

CMC TacView selected by L-3 Comms for US Coast Guard MH-65

CMC TacView selected by L-3 Comms for US Coast Guard MH-65

13-Feb-2012Source: Esterline

Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) is pleased to announce that L-3 Communications, Inc. has selected the CMC TacView® Portable Mission Display to provide a Situational Awareness Data Link (SADL) solution for U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopters. The avionics grade TacView system will interface with the aircraft tactical radios and GPS receiver to support L-3 Communications’... Read more

R&D results in new HH-65 deck handling solution

R&D results in new HH-65 deck handling solution

7-Oct-2011Source: US Coast Guard

Issue The reduced manning requirement and expected increase in aviation operational tempo for the National Security Cutter (NSC) has served as a catalyst to develop NSC program requirements for an automated Securing and Traversing System (STS). Currently, Coast Guard H-65 helicopters and legacy cutters use a deck-lock system called TALON that secures an aircraft to... Read more

29-Aug-11 Eurocopter HH-65 Manila, US-California

29-Aug-11 Eurocopter HH-65 Manila, US-California

29-Aug-2011

A Coast Guard MH-65 on hoist training out of  CGAS Humboldt Bay safely completed an emergency landing in a parking lot near Arcata Bay following an electrical malfunction caused a significant amount of smoke in the cabin.  All four members aboard the helicopter have been reported safe and without injuries.... Read more

Transfer of command at Coast Guard Group/Air Station North Bend

Transfer of command at Coast Guard Group/Air Station North Bend

24-Jul-2011Source: US Coast Guard

Capt. Mark E. Reynolds relieved Capt. Scott A. Kitchen of command of U.S. Coast Guard Group/Air Station North Bend, Ore., during a change-of-command ceremony on Friday, July 22, 2011, at 11 a.m.  The ceremony was held at Group/Air Station North Bend, located at 2000 Connecticut Avenue, North Bend. Capt. Kitchen, who assumed command of Group/Air Station... Read more

US Coast Guard opens seasonal air facility in Muskegon, Michegan

US Coast Guard opens seasonal air facility in Muskegon, Michegan

9-Jun-2011Source: US Coast Guard

DETROIT – U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Detroit, Mich., opened its seasonal air facility in Muskegon, Mich., Friday, in order to provide increased search and rescue capabilities and faster response times throughout the Lake Michigan area. The seasonal air facility located at Muskegon County Airport operates annually from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.... Read more

Change of command today at CGAS Traverse City

Change of command today at CGAS Traverse City

13-May-2011Source: US Coast Guard

The USCG are holding a change-of-command ceremony, today/Friday at Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, that will see Cmdr. Jonathan Spaner transfer command to Cmdr. Joseph Buzzella. Rear Adm. Michael Parks, commander of the Ninth Coast Guard District, will preside over the ceremony. Who: Rear Adm. Michael Parks, commander of the Ninth Coast Guard District, Cmdr.... Read more

USCG hosts 4th annual SAR Conference in Baltimore

USCG hosts 4th annual SAR Conference in Baltimore

1-May-2011Source: US Coast Guard

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard hosted the 2011 Search and Rescue Conference at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore to improve cooperation between search and rescue agencies in the upper Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, Friday. Approximately 100 members from the Coast Guard, Maryland Natural Resources Police, Maryland State Police, and supervisors from more than 25... Read more

USCG Alaska base trains on ski-equipped HH-65

USCG Alaska base trains on ski-equipped HH-65

7-Apr-2011Source: US Coast Guard

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew trains with ski sleds installed on the Dolphin March 25, 2011, at Narrow Cape. The ski sleds were installed so aircrews will continue to have a current knowledge in landing a Dolphin on snowy or ice covered terrain and also supports the... Read more

MH-65C commander wins 2011 Capt. Dorothy Stratton Leadership Award

MH-65C commander wins 2011 Capt. Dorothy Stratton Leadership Award

21-Mar-2011Source: US Coast Guard

Coast Guard Lt. Kelly Deutermann, 28, an MH-65C aircraft commander, has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 Capt. Dorothy Stratton Leadership Award. Deutermann received the award at the 24th Annual Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium Tuesday in San Diego. Established in 2001, the Capt. Dorothy Stratton Leadership Award is named in honor of the... Read more

USCG signs second Support By the Hour contract with Turbomeca

USCG signs second Support By the Hour contract with Turbomeca

6-Mar-2011Source: Turbomeca

During the Turbomeca press conference at Heli-expo, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) was recognized for signing a second Support By the Hour contract with Turbomeca. This contract provides modular maintenance and dedicated customer service supporting all 244 engines at 18 Air Stations throughout the United States. The contract will benefit the USCG by maximizing... Read more

Coast Guard HITRON squadron expands presence at NAS Jacksonville

Coast Guard HITRON squadron expands presence at NAS Jacksonville

1-Apr-2009Source: Bizjournals

The U.S. Coast Guard has added 150 officers and enlisted personnel to its Cecil Field operations, which includes a newly renovated 32,000-square-foot building.... Read more

US Coast Guard adds machine guns to helicopters

US Coast Guard adds machine guns to helicopters

3-Feb-2009Source: San Francisco Examiner

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